meas

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See also: meás, meãs, and meaş

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meas

  1. (knitting) Abbreviation of measures.
    • 1998, Kristin Nicholas, Knitting the New Classics (page 106)
      When piece meas 2½" (6.5 cm) on RS, knit until 3 sts rem, k2tog, k1.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish mess, from Proto-Celtic *messus, from Proto-Indo-European *med-. Akin to meá.

Noun[edit]

meas m (genitive singular measa, nominative plural measanna)

  1. verbal noun of meas
  2. An opinion
  3. An evaluation, judgment, guess, estimate
  4. esteem, admiration, respect
    meas agam uirthi.
    I have respect for her.
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Verb[edit]

meas (present analytic measann, future analytic measfaidh, verbal noun meas, past participle measta)

  1. to evaluate, consider, judge
  2. to estimate, guess, anticipate
  3. to esteem, admire
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish mess, from Proto-Celtic *messus, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂d-. Cognate with Old English mete (English meat); Latin madeō (I am wet), Ancient Greek μαστός (mastós, breast).

Noun[edit]

meas m (genitive singular measa, nominative plural measa)

  1. fruit
  2. a nut
  3. produce
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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
meas mheas not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Latin[edit]

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meās

  1. feminine accusative plural of meus

Verb[edit]

meās

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of meō

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

meas m (genitive singular measa, plural measan)

  1. respect
    Tha meas againn air Seumas.We respect James.
  2. fruit
    Dè am meas as fheàrr leat?What fruit so you prefer?
    Is grinn am meas an t-Samhraidh.Sweet is the fruit of Summer.

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Verb[edit]

meas (past mheas, future measaidh, verbal noun measadh, past participle measte)

  1. think, reckon, consider
  2. respect, esteem
  3. evaluate, assess

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

meas

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of mear.